Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Sennheiser HD 559

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
vs
Sennheiser HD 559

Here we show you comparison of Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Sennheiser HD 559 based on specifications, reviews and ratings. Both headphones have the same overall rating of 7.

Advantages Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X over Sennheiser HD 559

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 5Hz vs 14Hz

Advantages Sennheiser HD 559 over Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

  • Better high limit of frequency response: 26KHz vs 25KHz
  • Higher sensitivity: 108dB vs 100dB

Common features

  • Detachable cables
Votes 3 3
Rating 4.7 4.7

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
7
Sennheiser HD 559
7
7
7
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X review

Jun 09, 2020

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Common

Product

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Sennheiser HD 559

Model

ATH-AD500X
HD 559

Brand

Audio-Technica
Sennheiser

Reviews

2117
808

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

open back
open back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

53/2

Impedance, Ohm

48
50

Frequency response, Hz

5Hz-25KHz
14Hz-26KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

0.2

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

100
108

Magnet type

Weight (headphones), g/oz

235/8.2

Comfort

Adjustable headband

Foldable

Noise cancelling

Active noise cancelling

Adjustable noise cancelling level

Microphone

Built-in microphone

In-line microphone

Detachable microphone

Cables

Detachable cable

Audio cable length, cm/ft

300/9.8
300/9.8

Jack connection (TRS)

3.5
3.5

Balanced connection

Control

Built-in control buttons

In-line control

Touch control

Voice control

App control

Control functions

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

has not
has not

Bluetooth version

has not
has not

aptX

has not
has not

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

has not
has not

Bluetooth profiles

has not
has not

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

has not
has not

Battery life, hrs

has not
has not

Charging time, hrs

has not
has not

Charging port

has not
has not

Charging cable

has not
has not

Speed charge

has not
has not

Battery free listening mode

has not
has not

Battery level indicator

has not
has not

Additional features

Water resistance

Light indication

Additional audio features

In the box

Audio cable

Carry case

Charging cable

has not
has not

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Sennheiser HD 559
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Sennheiser HD 559

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 7
  • 7Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
  • 7Sennheiser HD 559

The Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X is better headphones in this comparison. Check Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X price